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News Archive for July 2012

Mixed evidence for biological ageing being socially patterned

Jul 25, 2012

Study finds social differences in telomere length vary by age.

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Struggling to keep up with the Joneses

Jul 25, 2012

A study of disadvantaged Glasgow neighbourhoods has found associations between mental well-being and people’s perception that they are doing less well in life than their neighbours.

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How to avoid missing half the evidence when conducting systematic reviews

Jul 4, 2012

A new study highlights the importance of electronic literature searches by demonstrating how different search strategies can affect the conclusions of a systematic review.

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Obesity is associated with increased risk of incident coronary heart disease but not necessarily death

Jul 4, 2012

Obese individuals are at an increased risk of incident coronary heart disease (first event heart attack) but not necessarily death.

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